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Shadow on the Land (1968)

Patriotic freedom fighters struggle against a fascist dictatorship in a near-future USA.

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Nedrick Young, Sidney Sheldon (creator)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Strange Marc Strange ... Maj. Shepherd McCloud
Jackie Cooper ... Lt. Col. Andy Davis
John Forsythe ... Gen. Wendell Bruce
Gene Hackman ... Rev. Thomas Davis
Carol Lynley ... Abigail 'Abby' Tyler
Janice Rule ... Capt. Everett
Michael Margotta ... Timothy Willing (as Mike Margotta)
Scott Thomas Scott Thomas ... Felting
Myron Healey ... General Hempstead
Frederic Downs ... Drucker
Jonathan Goldsmith ... Lt. Allen (as Johnathan Lippe)
Bill Walker ... Arnold
Mickey Sholdar Mickey Sholdar ... Paul
Ronnie Eckstine Ronnie Eckstine ... David
Sandy McPeak ... Ben (as Sandy Kevin)
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Near-future freedom fighters battle Nazism, which has developed in the US rather than 1930's Germany. A look at an alternate history, with interesting social implications. Written by Peter Maranci <pmaranci@tiac.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

United States: It Can't Happen Here See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

As the camera tracks with protagonist, a bookstore in the background displays copies of only one book: "My Struggle" by "The Leader", which is English for "Mein Kampf" by "Der Fuehrer" (Adolf Hitler). See more »

Quotes

Gen. Wendell Bruce: How did it happen?
Maj. Shepherd McCloud: They were waiting for us - The Society of Man.
Gen. Wendell Bruce: I didn't ask who, I asked how. Who broke security? Who do suspect? Couldn't have been Clark or Franklin or Anderson - they never left the building. Was it Felding?
Maj. Shepherd McCloud: He's dead.
Gen. Wendell Bruce: Then he's the only one I can trust.
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Excellent TV movie
22 December 2003 | by drholingueSee all my reviews

This is a 1968 made for TV movie which was aired only a few times. It is an excellent science fiction- future history movie with the premise that America has descended into a dictatorship because Americans have voluntarily given up their freeedoms in the face of an outside threat. Now that threat has been eliminated, the people in power seek to keep their power... They are opposed by a secret underground called The Sons of Liberty.

I wish this was available to buy in DVD!


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